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Connecticut Rent Payment Requirements

The Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 830 Section 47a-3a and 3c addresses the issue of paying rent to satisfy a rental agreement in the following manner:

Payment Date, Location, and Receipt

(a) Rent is payable without demand or notice at the time and place agreed upon by the parties.

(b) Unless otherwise agreed:

  • (1) Rent is payable at the dwelling unit;
  • (2) periodic rent is payable at the beginning of any term of one month or less and for terms of more than one month in equal monthly installments at the beginning of each month.

(c) Upon receipt of a payment in cash from or on behalf of an occupant, a landlord shall provide the person making the payment with a receipt stating the date of the payment, the amount received and the purpose for which the payment was made.

Conn. Gen. Stat. Title 47a Ch 830 Sec 47a-3a.

If Rent Amount is Not Specified

In the absence of agreement, the tenant shall pay the fair rental value for the use and occupancy of the dwelling unit.

Conn. Gen. Stat. Title 47a Ch 830 Sec 47a-3c.

Nonpayment of Rent

See Connecticut Tenant Failure to Pay Rent.

Return to Connecticut Landlord-Tenant Laws.